Plant and Herbs

Tricholoma Matsutake extract for Skin and Body

Tricholoma matsutake (Songyi or pine mushroom) is widely distributed in Asian countries. This extract is rich in polysaccharides, including β-glucan and it has shown potent bioactive antioxidant, immunomodulatory and antitumoral properties.

Benefits of Tricholoma matsutake extract:

  • Anti-aging: Tricholoma matsutake extract can prevent the degradation of the dermal extracellular matrix (ECM) in turn preventing elastase and collagen degradation.
  • Anti-tyrosinase: it can also brighten the skin and provide a lightening effect to the skin by preventing the inhibition of tyrosinase.
  • Immunomodulation: Tricholoma matsutake extract can promote macrophage proliferation, promote cytokine release, and gene expression.
  • May help with hypertension: Tricholoma matsutake extract can be used as a functional food to help to prevent hypertension-related diseases.
  • Other pharmacological effects: include anti-fatigue, anti-radiation, and anti-tumour effects.

Who can use Tricholoma matsutake extract?

Tricholoma matsutake extract should be suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin and skin of colour but you make sure to see if you’re allergic to this extract.